WFUNA is the only global organization with the primary mission of supporting the principles and purposes of the United Nations

With the WFUNA Summer School - India program, WFUNA and its implementing partner, the Indian Federation of United Nations Associations (IFUNA) aim to promote the principles and values of the United Nations amongst Indian youth through a week-long educational program in Geneva.

The program takes place at the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) and provides participants with in-depth knowledge of the work of Geneva based United Nations Agencies, Funds and Programs. During this week, students meet with United Nations and other international organizations experts.


This program is organized for young members of IFUNA who have passed the General Knowledge Test Exam on the United Nations.

Participants in this program are interested in learning more about the work of the United Nations and are keen to understand how they can contribute to its mission in their communities and daily lives.

Each program welcomes a minimum of 15 to a maximum of 30 students.


The specific objectives of this educational program are:

  • To provide practical knowledge and in-depth understanding of the work of Geneva based UN Agencies, Funds and Programs and their impact worldwide;
  • To offer guidance to participants on how to constructively and effectively engage with the UN system as global citizens;
  • To allow for exchange and networking opportunities between participants and UN officials, diplomats, and NGO officials;
  • To provide capacity-building on how to build a career within the UN system and with international NGOs.



This educational program includes experts from:

  • The United Nations Offices at Geneva;
  • The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights;
  • The Office of the High Commissioner for Refugees;
  • The World Health Organization.
  • The program includes visits to:

  • The United Nations Office at Geneva;
  • The International Committee of the Red Cross;
  • The International Telecommunications Union.


WFUNA organizes interactive sessions with participants in order to: (1) consolidate their knowledge of the United Nations and (2) test their understanding of the United Nations system and the work of UN Agencies, Funds and Programs featured by the program.

  • Global Citizens, who are we?
  • Interactive quizzes
  • Role Plays


The WFUNA Summer School India is implemented in partnership with the Indian Federation of United Nations Associations (IFUNA) with an aim to offer IFUNA’s young members a unique educational program at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva

In addition to offering young IFUNA members a rare and an intimate view into the workings of the UN, our program contributes to the career development and future engagement with the United Nations of Indian youth.

The training fee for this program amounts to 2500 USD per person and covers the following:

  • 5 days of training
  • Training tools and kits
  • Accommodation for 6 nights, 7 days
  • Local travel expense from the hotel to the training center
  • Economy class air-fare, Delhi-Geneva-Delhi
  • One guardian / teacher for every 15 students

The fee does NOT cover:

  • Visa fees
  • Excursion tour expense
  • Travel medical insurance (mandatory for every student)

IFUNA will provide an invitation Letter from to the successful students for obtaining Visa. Visa issuance is not guaranteed. In case the visa application is rejected by the Swiss the whole of the amount (except a registration fee of Rs. 2500) paid by the student shall be refunded.

Programme Detail

Total cost of Training INR equivalent to 2500 US$ includes 3 star accommodation 6 nights, all meal, training expanses, local travelling to and fro to training centre. All expense of one teacher / Legal Guardian on every 15 students.

Does not include Air fare, Visa fee, Medical Insurance, sight-seeing.

Detail of the Bank Account

Account Name – Indian Federation of United Nations Associations, Bank Name & Address - The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd., 5th Floor, Worldmark 2, Asset 8, Aerocity, Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi 110037, Account No. – 010466, IFSC Code - BOTM0ND3611 & MICR Code – 110033001.

Contact us

Indian Federation of United Nations Associations
: +91 11 265 11257, 2685 2293 : +91 11 2685 2291
: ifuna@ifuna.org | ifuna@mail.com | : www.ifuna.org